"We believe progressive planning has the power to promote social justice and help empower often marginalized community groups. Our mission is to connect with on going community struggles to expand our learning environment beyond the classroom and learn from community members that are using planning as a social justice tool."

PELA is committed to making the goals of social equity a reality; these include but are not limited to:

  • student advocacy
  • affordable housing
  • economic development
  • transportation and land use
  • environmental justice
  • and community outreach

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